Dengue Fever Thailand 2016 - Thailand News And Articles

Thursday 18 June 2015

Dengue Fever Thailand 2016

Dengue Fever Thailand, and Asia 2016

KRABI - Dengue fever is spreading in Krabi province with over 400 people having been infected by the mosquito-borne disease and one has died from the infection.

Krabi public health officer Dr Manas Sophonpong said dengue infection has become serious now in Krabi as rainy season is approaching.


He said from January to June this year, accumulated dengue patients rose to 410, with a 36-year-old woman living in Lanta Island died from the infection.

He said only in June alone, there were 65 infections, 25 of which were from Muang district.
He said only in one village in Tambon Ao Nang, there were dengue patients.

Other Countries

Dengue fever occurs in most tropical and subtropical areas of the world. There is a risk of dengue in Africa, Central and South America, the Caribbean, the Eastern Mediterranean, South and Southeast Asia, and Oceania.

Dengue fever occurs mainly in urban and semi-urban areas. Countries affected by the rainy season are expected to have an increase in dengue cases.

As of May 2015, Malaysia reported more cases when compared to the same time period in 2014.

As of June 2015, Brazil has reported over a million suspected cases. This is much higher than the number of cases reported in the same time period in 2014.

In China, over 47,000 cases of dengue were reported in 2014. This was mainly due to an outbreak of dengue reported in Guangdong province near the end of 2014.

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